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dc.contributor.authorBoyer, George R.
dc.date.accessioned2020-11-17T17:14:03Z
dc.date.available2020-11-17T17:14:03Z
dc.date.issued1990-04-01
dc.identifier.other2440707
dc.identifier.urihttps://hdl.handle.net/1813/74834
dc.description.abstract[Excerpt] The book redresses two imbalances in the recent literature on interwar unemployment: its almost exclusive focus on the United States and Britain, and its predominantly macroeconomic nature. To achieve these goals, the editors encouraged the authors of the country studies to address a set of microeconomic issues, including the extent to which the incidence and duration of unemployment varied across economic and demographic groups, and the effect of unemployment on labor force participation and poverty. Two macroeconomic issues also are addressed in several of the papers: the effects of real wages and of unemployment insurance on unemployment. These two issues have been hotly debated in the recent literature on interwar unemployment in the United States and Britain, and their discussion here for other industrialized countries represents a significant addition to the current debate.
dc.language.isoen_US
dc.rightsRequired Publisher Statement: © Cornell University. Reprinted with permission. All rights reserved.
dc.subjectunemployment
dc.subjectdemographics
dc.subjectinterwar period
dc.subjectUnited States
dc.subjectBritain
dc.title[Review of the book 'Interwar Unemployment in International Perspective']
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dc.description.legacydownloadsBoyer44_Review_of_Interwar_Employment.pdf: 235 downloads, before Oct. 1, 2020.
local.authorAffiliationBoyer, George R.: grb3@cornell.edu Cornell University


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